April 2018
Release of the latest volume of the ERPS collection : Post Carbon Ruralities. Edited by A. Coste, L. d’Emilio, X. Guillot

Master students from the ENSA Lyon in Largentière

Since 2009, the ERPS network, in partnership with Publications de l’Université de Saint-Etienne, has been regularly publishing a collection of volumes edited by Xavier Guillot. Each volume is devoted to a specific issue relating to transforming rural territories and to spatial planning practices…

In 2015, the ERPS network set up its own cross-institutional PhD support platform; it runs seminars to encourage those wanting to enter this field, and to assist PhD students with their work…

Founded in 2009, from the meeting of several practitioners and academics in the field of architectural design, landscape design and urban planning, the academic and research network “Espace rural et projet spatial” (Rural Space & Spatial Design) was born of a common desire to work together to update knowledge on rural spaces and their transformation…

ERPS V.7 - new release !
Exploring by drawing (credit: Alexis Pernet)

Since 2009, the ERPS network has been working with academics from member institutions to hold scientific symposiums. The aim of these symposiums is to generate the cross-fertilisation of knowledge and experience between academics, teachers, researchers and designers as well as those working at grassroots level…

At the heart of the scientific initiative led by members of the ERPS network, there is a common goal: the updating of planning and design knowledge and teaching practices in rural territories, taking account of the spatial and societal transformations …